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are now out of control. kim dacey joins us live to explain. : abusinesses and residents dangerous situation. they say skate land becomes a different place at closing time. the complaints increased in early july about destruction of property. the increased controls with 25 police cars this past saturday's. the teenagers through breaks through the lease car windows. two juveniles were arrested. businesses had no comments about the closing time activities. area business owners say it needs to stop. >> as soon as they come out of there, they play around and horseplay and jump on cars. of spittingbe where in the sinks.
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police plan to continue those increased patrols in the area. some of the business say they will close their doors when the rink closes. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a substance found outside the office of elijah cummings wednesday is not hazardous or explosive. the congressman said he arrived at his office to find a putty like substance connected to wires outside the front doors of his baltimore office. the congressman said incidents like this are a sad reality. normal tos become our expect negative things to happen. i just thank god that it wasn't more than what it was. but again, these things do happen. >> he gets about one threat a week.
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he credits a former marine on his staff for alerting authorities. two collections officers are recovering after they were injured during a struggle with a detainee. the detainee was being held on drug charges when he refused to enter his cell. threeion is calling for top-level supervisors to step down because of a high level of officer injuries. there was a stabbing on monday. all officers have since been fitted for new stab vests. we are told the baltimore officers were treated at mercy hospital for minor injuries. is expected tor take the stand in her own defense today. may be less about
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deals and more about whether she is criminally responsible for actions. in court on wednesday prosecutors played an interview for the jury. porter breaks down claiming she only wanted somebody to rough up her husband. [indiscernible] she also told detectives are often often pushed and screamed at her. >> baltimore is still feeling the super bowl spirit. today marks the unofficial beginning of a brand-new season. >> the ravens will take on the buccaneers tonight. joe flacco and ray rice probably will not be seeing much play time. it could prove a big night for this years draft takes competing for spots on the roster.
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you can see the ravens take the on wbal-tv 11.e kickoff is set for just after 7:30. >> 5:07. one island nation wants to close all of its zoos. this is a live look at traffic at baltimore national pike. keep in mind the roads are wet. i never want to feel that i can't go to anyone for help. i never want to feel so alone that i consider doing something harmful. if this is you, say something.
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>> what had been dubbed the
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house of horrors in cleveland is no more. this video shows the demolition of the home where arial cash stroke held three young women captive for more than a decade. they help to create a park or green space on that are pretty. he was sentenced to life in prison plus more than 1000 years. a disturbing discovery spurs the evacuation of a new york city subway car. there was a dead baby found late on wednesday after the train arrived at the end of the line. there is no word on how the shark ended up on the subway. rica announces plans to close their public zoos and two free the animals from their cages.
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animals not healthy enough to be released into the wild kobe sent to other rescue centers. >> now weather and traffic on the 1's. >> good morning. wetre checking on another start to your morning commute. light rain continues to fall around the area. not seeing any problems as a result of the rain. 65 miles per hour coming down from york road on 83. still and i start on the north and west side. 11 minutes in both spots. 55 miles per hour on the b-w parkway. more via him in the southbound direction on 95. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. foge have a little bit of and a touch of drizzle in some spots. we will see some rain this
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afternoon. 73 at the airport. scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop later on today. if you're heading down to the ocean, it might be a little wet. a chance for showers and thunderstorms today, tomorrow, and saturday. >> thank you. 73 degrees at the airport. >> how much cargo pass-through the port of baltimore this year. tested of the small cars do not do so well in a crash test. that is coming up in the ♪
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>> welcome back. 75 degrees downtown. mostly muggy start but quiet. there is some thought and some sprinkles. we did have some heavy rain in some areas last night. most of that has dissipated. we have high pressure off the coast. a cold front is coming across the ohio valley. we have a southerly flow going and we are grabbing all kinds of moisture from the golf of mexico. i do not think it will get completely through until saturday. we have a chance for showers and thunderstorms in the forecast. temperatures in the low to mid 70s. it will be difficult for the temperatures to move initially.
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we will probably sneak into the low to mid 80's this afternoon. there is nothing showing up on the radar around baltimore. most of the rain is across southern maryland and heading over to the eastern shore. warm and humid. andbest chance for showers thunderstorms will be this afternoon. and temperature between 81 86. same thing tomorrow. the front is going to come through on saturday. the conditions should improve late on the day on saturday. less humid on sunday and monday with high temperatures in the low 80's. >> good morning. most of the roads are cooperating. we have a problem in sykesville along route 97. watch for some closures in effect as crews worked to clear
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that trade. looking good coming out of the parkton region at york road. more volume in the southbound direction. the roads are a little bit wet. watch your speeds and if you could get out there early, that would help. the north and west side in great shape. in last picture of 95 at 100 howard county. southbound traffic is building. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. borrowing is up among americans in some categories. consumer borrowing rose nearly $14 billion in june. experts say more car purchases suggest americans are holding a more optimistic attitude about the economy and its recovery. credit card spending is down as
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americans are reluctant to take on high interest debt. officials say the port of baltimore handled more than 9.5 million tons of cargo. that sets a record for car export numbers. last year 23 thousand cars left the terminal for destination all across the globe. keeping up with current events by smartphone thanks to local tv news apps. more than 25% of adults say they have installed a news apps on their pne just this year. the wbal-tv app on itunes and google play. >> folks in japan are turning to
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the vending machine's to get their news update. a new machine gives out the latest news and weather. it is designed to provide disaster updates when normal internet connections are down. and drinks, what other items would you like to see in the vending machines? you can share your response on our facebook page, on twitter, or send us an e-mail to i will have to think about that one. walmart is putting beer displays in its garden center. safety concerns about some smaller vehicles. jane king has the bloomberg business report. good morning, jane. >> if you drive a small car, there is a good chance it is not that safe. only some cars aren't a good or acceptable safety rating.
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the best was the honda civic. the nissan centric was given a poor rating. it may be harder to access cash. the fdic is warning banks to stop processing payments on behalf of the short term lenders. if you are struggling to pay back a student loan, there is some help available. allows you to cut the payment -- investors looking at weekly jobless claims numbers and a report on mortgage to latency. stocks falling again yesterday. walmart toasting to the beer business. they are crafting relationships with distributors and
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redesigning stores to feature he goes for a piece of the $45 billion bear market -- beer market. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> now weather and traffic on the 1's. morning iswise this about the same as yesterday. there are some low clouds, fog, and drizzle. some of the thunderstorms that develop later today to be kind of strong. high temperature in the low to mid 80's. watch for lightning if you try to take the boat out today. wave heights one to two feet. we will check the seven-day forecast in just a few minutes. >> we are tracking a problem in 97.sville along route watch for that downed tree that is blocking a lane. towards 29, 65
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miles per hour. the roads are wet in some spots. 11 minutes on the north side. in thecking out fine owings mills region down towards the beltway. this is the west side at baltimore national pike. it is starting to build on the southwest corner. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. 73 degrees at the airport. >> coming up after the break -- >> the president reacts to the ongoing terror threat. what we are learning about the investigation. ♪
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the white house this morning after a trip to telephone you. he dressed the global terror threat that shut down and embassies all over the world. the president has a key meeting today. >> the president will meet with the prime minister of greece. counterterrorism is one of many issues on their agenda. saluting troops at camp alanson, president obama responded to the ongoing security threats telling marines the u.s. is taking it seriously. >> the united states is never going to retreat from the world. we do not get terrorized. we're going to keep standing up for interest. >> moore draws strikes were reported in yemen this morning where u.s. embassy staff or if
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actuated earlier this week. they thwarted an alleged threat by al qaeda. u.s. officials seemed skeptical of the claim. >> we work closely with the yemeni government. i'm not going to get into any specifics from here. i'm what was a wasn't part of a threat stream. >> they will continue to keep 19 and the seas and consulates close throughout the rest of the week. embassies because of terror threats and the terrorists have won. >> the white house has not made any changes in terms of the precaution they are taking as a result of the threat. >> any word how long they will stay shut down? untily will be closed saturday, august 10. the state department has not said if they plan to extend those closures beyond that other
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than to say they will evaluate the situation on a daily basis. >> we'll have to wait and see. thank you. >> 73 degrees at the airport. >> coming up in our next half- hour -- >> large groups of rowdy teenagers are causing some problems at a local skate rink. >> i am tracie potts. snubbed theama has russian president by canceling meetings in moscow next month.
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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall.
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>> i am jennifer franciotti. thank you for joining us this morning. >> three lucky winners will split the powerball jackpots. two winning tickets were sold it new jersey. another was sold in minnesota. one of the $1 million tickets were sold in maryland. >> there was a fire rescue in west baltimore. you can see firefighters helping a child from west north avenue. this happened around 4:00 yesterday. meorologist are expected to release an updated forecast later today. the atlantic hurricane season started about two months ago. hurricane season runs through the month of november and peaks
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between august and october. >> september can be rocky. 5:31. time for traffic and weather together on the 1's. >> we had some heavy rain in some neighborhoods last night. you can see some shower activity on the radar. nothing around baltimore right now. temperatures in the low 70's. chance for a good showers and thunderstorms to redevelop this afternoon. same story tomorrow. the front will get out of here on saturday. there is a chance for rain as it comes through. the weather should be pretty nice by sunday and monday. it will be a slow process to clear this out. we will report those delays
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as they occur. we have a problem on route 97 in sykesville. we have a downed tree. 29, 65 70 in towards miles per hour. in the green on the north and west sides of the beltway. traffic continuing to build on the west side. per hour at62 miles 100. this is 100 where he meets 95. southbound traffic is building through howard county. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. residents say crowds of destructive teenagers are starting to cause some problems. is forcing police to increase their patrols around the skating rink. kim dacey joins us live in towson. n is is basically
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happening? >> it is becoming a real problem. they say around closing time is 100s of teenagers pour out of skateland and into the surrounding area. the skateland may be a popular choice for good-natured fun on saturday nights. according to police, it turns into something much different at closing time. hundreds of teenagers spill out into the parking lot. >> as soon as they come out of there, they play around and horseplay and jump on cars.>> they should be where. they spit in the sink's. >> police say complaints about large groups of rowdy teenagers and being loud and distracting increased in early july. >> complaints about destruction of property. businesses have had to lock their doors because of the large
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crowds. >> police had 25 police cars this past saturday. teenagers threw bricks through police car windows. teenagersays the attacked him from the back on saturday and damaged his car by jumping on top of it. [indiscernible] told us the business had no comment about the closing time activity. police said they met with the owners to discuss solutions moving forward. police are going to increase patrols on the weekend in that area. some of the business owners said they will close their doors at rink closing time if necessary. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a man faces 90 years in prison. brian bielanski was arrested on
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10 separate counts. say evidence from a computer recover from inside his home revealed disturbing photos of children. investigators say he was sharing that material over a filesharing network. time should learn how much he will spend behind bars. he was found guilty of murdering his wife back in 1991 and then burying her body in the backyard. he faces a maximum of 30 years in prison. president obama decided not to meet with russia's president next month. >> john boehner said that the foreign-policy with russia has collapsed. tracie potts has more on where the diplomatic relationship is headed. >> john kerry and the defense secretary are still set to meet
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their russian counterparts tomorrow in washington. president obama canceled his moscow summit with fodder put in. >> we were not at the point thee a summit at presidential level was the most constructive step. >> there are disagreements over arms control and human rights. russia decided to give edward snowden a silent for a year. this relationship has been on thin ice for years. >> they have gone back into a cold war mentality. what i say to president putin is that is the past. >> putin is not happy either. >> the rodney dangerfield of europe. they cannot get no respect. >> president obama will still travel to the summit in st.
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petersburg, russia, next month. the president is replacing that trip to moscow with a stop in sweden. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 73 degrees at the airport. some attentively good news for ladies. >> leave the guys out. you can improve your brain function. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. besides snacks and dnks, what other items would you like to see in vending machines? you can share your response on our facebook page, on twitter, or send us an e-mail to
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>> some believe that dimension
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could be connected to high blood sugar. >> experts found nearly 2000 older adults were studied over five years. each patient have it blood sugar tested on average 17 times. people without diabetes were 20% more likely to develop dementia than people whose blood sugar was around 100. it seems a small dose of swedes could boost your brain power. >> 60 adults were asked to drink two cups of hot chocolate every month. there was increased blood flow to the brain and so on increase after they consumed chocolate. each participant consumed an additional 200 calories per day. to add thoseeason extra calories to your diet just yet. >> now weather and traffic on the 1's.
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>> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we start with mas we start with mass transit. light rail and metro on time at this hour. you may find some delays on route 97 in sykesville because of a downed tree being clear. this is the tydings memorial bridge from cecil county and looking good. six minutes on 95 from the 895 split to the fort mchenry. running smoothly athe harbor tunnel thruway this is a live picture at ruxton road. you can see the roads are wet but moving well. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we had some heavy rain last night. it is mostly cloudy. it is muggy.
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73 at the airport. a high temperature near 84 degrees. not looking so good at the beach. often on showers and thunderstorms possible from today through saturday. we will check our seven-day forecast in a few minutes. >> 73 degrees at the airport. feeling that hinge right about now. >> back to school shopping well underway. some things you can skip.
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>> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. just getting word of a disabled vehicle at perring parkway. there is a downed tree along 97 in sykesville.
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checking 95, this is a live picture of the tydings memorial bridge. southbound traffic looks pretty good. six minutes on southbound 95 from the 895 split to the fort mchenry. isth on the j.f.x., this what it looks like it ruxton road. the roads are a little wet and spots. leave a few extra minutes early is a good idea. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. we have the same whether set -- weather setup as yesterday. this front was just on the inside of chicago. we have to wait for this to sweep off the coast before we can clear out the atmosphere. that will probably not happen until late in the weekend. it is warm and humid and muggy.
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the atmosphere we is that moisture to create some thunderstorms. 75 at the airport. 75 in annapolis. 70 in westminster. the dew points are around 70 degrees, as well. we could pick up a lot of cloud cover. there is some fog out there and maybe some drizzle. if we get some breaks in the overcast, that will help to create the thunderstorms. the sunshine is love the atmosphere uses as fuel. if it stays cloudy, that will cut down the chance for rain. just a few sprinkles in southern maryland. mostly cloudy to start. maybe some sunshine. warm and humid with a chance for showers and thunderstorms. the same thing tomorrow. 60% chance for a shower of thunderstorm. 50% on saturday as the front
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comes through. behind the front will be reay nice on sunday and monday with afternoon highs in the low 80's. >> it is almost time to go back to school. >> the list of things to buy can be overwhelming. bob hanson has some tips on what not to buy. >> sending your kids off to college is an exciting time. but it is not cheap. four children and they are two years apart. >> some sheets. figure out what they really need. >> parents need to resist the temptaon to decorate your child's dorm room or apartment. >> if your kid didn't clean
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their room when they started, they are not going to start now. >> food is another costly college expense. >> start with one of the lowest. the average college student will not be eating three meals a day at a cafeteria. >> does your son or daughter really need a new car when they go off to college? there is insurance, gas, parking. there is nothing wrong with a bicycle and walking. or credit card with a low spending limit. >> just not paying attention. >> look at the fees on top of the tuition. some colleges charged as much as $2000 for health insurance. if your child is already
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covered, then cancel the coverage. the key is to pay attention. question the charges you do not understand. >> that was bob hanson reporting. back-to-school shopping is basically out of the question. the number of homeless students has more than doubled over the past five years. they are turning for help with shelter and school supplies. it is proof that need continues to outpace resources. >> you think about homeless and you think about a man sleeping on the street. you are not focused on the women that have children, the single mothers that are working hard. there is not enough income to live on. >> the family center is excepting supplies at its north chester street shelter. you can go to the
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education page on our website, >> people are using them to get their news updates. the country has high tech vending machines on almost every corner. it can provide disaster updates. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. >> we are asking, besides snacks and drinks, what other items would you like to see in vending machines? keep sending us those responses. >> i think a bacon vending machine. >> hands down. >> the orioles score in the double digits.
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keith mills will have highlights. >> >> now weather and traffic on the 1's. how are the trains running? >> we have one cancellation. 511 out of aberdeen has been canceled. everything running on time from edgewood. we are getting reports of an accident southbound on the j.f.x. at falls road. traffic in the southbound direction and no sign of the accident or delays. we will keep you posted. taylor avenue and perring parkway, we have a disabled vehicle in parkville. route 97 in sisal, watch for that downed tree --route 97 in sykesville. towards 32inued down as fighting continues to build. >> did you say the vending
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machines dispense forecasts? that is all i need. "my candy bar said it was not going to rain." i will forecast your vending machine. a little bit of fog and maybe some drizzle. some could produce locally heavy amounts of rain. a high temperature near 84. it will be a little bumpy on the eastern half of the country. hundred and five in dallas. here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. stay with us.
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>> good morning. one pitch. that's how long it took the orioles and chris davis to snap a tie. chris had a very long three-run
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home run in the eighth inning. the orioles pick up another game on the rays and the indians. that was a base hit from adam jones. that put the orioles up 2-0. this is some highlights of adam jones. he had a good weekend in san isgo as the orioles -- this davis from two nights ago. the orioles win 10-3. they do not pick up a game on the red sox. the diamondbacks sweep therays. the ravens in tampa this morning. they play their first preseason game tonight against the buccaneers. pete gilbert and gerry sandusky with the pregame. arthur brown is the ravens'
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second-round pick from kansas state. looking forward to his first professional game. >> is a business trip. their and we are here to deal with business. we are looking forward to being out there with the team. we have been working hard through training camp. we have to put all of our work on display. >> number 59 has been impressive. expect joe flacco and the starters to play a quarter. we'll see a lot of young guys. >> it will be nice to get to know some of the new players.
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which is still work?
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-- would you still work? >> she knows exactly what she wants. whether any big winners in the powerball prize? >> business owners and residents are fed up by the large crowds caused by a local skate rink. >> the president reacts to the ongoing terror threat. what we are learning about the investigation. >> do not put the umbrella way just yet. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good thursday morning. i am jennifer franciotti. >> i'm stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. 6:01.
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time for traffic and weather together on the 1's. >> it is a quiet start. we had some rain last night. it is monday and uncomfortable. 72 at the airport -- it is muggy and uncomfortable. there could be locally heavy amounts of rain. high temperature of 84. let's check the roads with sarah. >> good morning. we have an accident northbound on the j.f.x. at falls road. it is blocking all northbound lanes. nothing getting by at the moment. southbound traffic is moving pretty well. there is an ambulance on the scene. perring parkway, we have a disabled vehicle in parkville.
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watch for closures along route 97 in sykesville where we have a downed tree. delays coming toward us on 295. 95 is up to speed. the roads are a little wet and spots. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a big day for a couple of powerball players. last night jackpot was worth $440 million. >> we know that three people was sure those winnings. here are the numbers --5, 25, 30, 58, 59 and the powerball number, 32. there were three jackpot winners, two in new jersey and one in minnesota. there were three winners taking home $2 million prizes. other people will


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